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2014-04-29 08:27:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castrip LLC has signed a license agreement with one of North America's fastest growing steelmakers to build and operate a plant utilizing the Castrip(®) thin-strip casting process. The new casting facility will have the capability to produce 500,000 tons of thin-gauge, high-strength sheet steel for local manufacturing and construction markets. The independent EAF steelmaker will be the first licensee outside of Nucor to build a...

2008-10-06 21:00:31

A freshman at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., was found dead in his Delta Tau Delta fraternity house fraternity house, officials said. Johnny D. Smith, 18, of Tucson died sometime late Saturday or early Sunday and was never transported to a hospital, The Indianapolis Star reported Monday. He had reportedly complained to relatives that he felt pressure from other fraternity members to drink alcohol, his grandmother, Monya Ballah of Tucson, told the newspaper. Montgomery County...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.